Source: Tasmania Fire Service

Issued At: 31/10/2019 2:19pm

There is an uncontrolled bushfire at Black Snake Shacks.

This fire may put Black Snake Shacks at very high risk .

There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on Black Snake Shacks and threaten your home earlier than the main fire.

Fire under these conditions can be uncontrollable.

What to do:

If your home is well prepared and actively defended, it should provide shelter.

If you are going to leave, make sure you have a clear path to a safer place.

If your family has made a bushfire survival plan, use it now.

If you don't live near Black Snake Shacks, stay away. The roads could be very dangerous.

Listen to ABC Local Radio or look at www.fire.tas.gov.au for more information.

Incident number: 19032391
Community Information:
For information on current road closures, please visit the Tasmania Police website: http://www.police.tas.gov.au/community-alerts/

People with medical conditions are advised to have a personal plan to manage the risks of smoky days.

Advice is available from the Department of Health https://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/air/bushfire_smoke/ or the Asthma Foundation of Tasmanian https://www.asthmatas.org.au

Alert Level: WATCH AND ACT
Type: Vegetation Fire
Last Updated: 31-Oct-2019 02:19 PM
First Reported: 29-Oct-2019 05:13 PM
Location: Dennistoun Road, Bothwell
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: 85 hectares

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